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"I cannot tell you not to be worried..."

I was watching the fourth season of Downton Abbey with my hubby tonight as we have this long standing tradition of watching a show every day at bedtime. 1,753 more words

Breast Cancer

Results of Etiology and Outcome of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

Seven hundred twenty-six patients showing clinical and radiologic findings of community-acquired pneumonia were enrolled in the study; however, 66 patients were subsequently excluded from the study for the following reasons: misdiagnosis at enrollment (n = 59); nosocomial acquisition hospitalization (n = 4); and consent not obtained (n = 3). 895 more words


Dyspnea Clinic

I totally forgot I had my routine three monthly check up at the dyspnea clinic until about 11pm last night when Google calendar sent me a gentle reminder on my phone. 615 more words

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I woke up this morning with a crazy urge to scream! Let’s just say I was pretty frustrated. I have had a rough few days on the 2nd chemo cycle. 1,218 more words

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And, together they danced...

The Month for Lovers Continues…

My niece, Caitlyn Boling (daughter of my brother John Arthur and his wife Joyce), and her new husband Anthony Rubio, honored my parents’ (Frank and Norma Boling) 70 years of marriage together (2/5/1946) at their wedding this past Sunday, February 21, with an Anniversary Dance especially for them. 681 more words

Culture & Identity

Bedside Ultrasound & Intracavitary Thrombolysis: Using the Ajmo sign. #FOAMed, #FOAMcc, #FOAMus

So as a follow up to a recent post about intra-abdominal thrombolysis, here is a little pearl from a colleague and fellow soon-physician, Dr. Ian Ajmo. 168 more words


Staring out of the window this Tuesday morning

I take in the beauty of all that is around me

The whiteness from the snow

The seemingly grey clouds but you can catch glimpses of the blue sky and even a hint of sunshine if you look long enough… 340 more words

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